Democratic Republic of the CongoOngoing
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- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - Aug 2018
- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - May 2018
- DR Congo: Polio Outbreak - Feb 2018
- DR Congo: Floods - Jan 2018
- DR Congo: Landslide - Aug 2017
- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - May 2017
- West Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- DR Congo: Floods - Nov 2016
- Angola/DR Congo: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Jan 2016
- DR Congo: Floods - Nov 2015
Most read reports
- UNHCR warns of massive shelter needs of DR Congo’s displaced
- DRC: UN Human Rights Chief calls for measures to prevent further violence ahead of crucial election
- CERF allocates $10 million to support regional Ebola response in central Africa
- Children account for more than one third of Ebola cases in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Millions of Congolese languish without aid - as the country heads towards elections
Author: Mosoka Fallah - Deputy Director General at National Public Health Institute of Liberia and Visiting Scientist, Harvard Medical School
Disclosure statement: Mosoka Fallah-consults for MERCK/MSD as an Expert from Africa on the process of the Ebola vacine licensing.
Author Alexander N Hasenstab PhD researcher, University of Portsmouth
A recently published fact sheet offers an alarming overview of recent trends of violence against aid workers.
Andrew Edward Tchie, Conflict and Policy Advisor on Syria, Senior Visiting Research Fellow, King's College London Centre for Conflict and Health, Visiting Researcher at PRIO, and PhD Candidate at University of Essex., University of Essex
Caroline Lenette Senior Lecturer, UNSW
Storytelling is innate to humans. For millennia, ever since cave paintings were used to record practices, storytelling in all its different forms and genres has contributed to rich cultural traditions from one generation to the next.
Yap Boum, Professor in the faculty of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology
No one said tracking the movements of a patient, suspected to be a carrier of the deadly Ebola virus, through the dense forests of the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was going to be easy.
Nevashan Govender, Emergency Operations Centre Manager, National Institute for Communicable Diseases
Chikwe Ihekweazu, Senior Honorary Lecturer on Infectious Diseases, UCL
Nadine Ansorg | Lecturer in International Conflict Analysis, University of Kent
Jakkie Cilliers, Chair of the Board of Trustees and Head of African Futures & Innovation at the Institute for Security Studies. Extraordinary Professor in the Centre of Human Rights, University of Pretoria
Earl Conteh-Morgan, Professor of International Studies, University of South Florida
Samuel Totten, Professor Emeritus, University of Arkansas
Ana Rita Sousa Sequeira, Research associate, Murdoch University
US President Donald Trump’s first budget request for fiscal year 2018 includes drastic cuts for diplomacy and overseas aid (-32%), and slashes US$4.6 billion from humanitarian assistance and global health spending.
Line Kuppens PhD Researcher, Katholiek Universiteit of Leuven
Arnim Langer Professor, University of Leuven
Willis Simon Akhwale, Country Director I-TECH Kenya, University of Washington
Yvan Yenda Ilunga, PhD Candidate, The Division of Global Affairs, Rutgers University
Once again, the cycle of instability and political uncertainty has the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on high alert and agreements between prominent political actors have done little to stem the tide of violence.
Juliet Okoth, Lecturer, International Law, University of Nairobi
The world has become a hostile place for refugees. The narrative often used to justify such actions is national security.
Cristiano D'Orsi, University of Johannesburg